Baddha Konasana - Bound Angle Pose

Baddha Konasana (BAH-dah koh-NAH sah-nah) is derived from the Sanskrit names Baddha which mean bound and Kona which means angle. This asana is best practiced early in the morning or late in the evening when you have not just had food. The pose is also known as the butterfly pose or cobbler’s...
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Eka Pada Rajakapotasana - One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (pronounced as aa-KAH pah-DAH rah-JAH-cop-poh-TAHS-anna) is derived from the Sanskrit eka meaning one, pada meaning foot or leg, raja meaning king, kapota meaning pigeon and asana meaning pose. It, therefore, translates to the One-legged king pigeon pose in English. It is...
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Dhanurasana - Bow Pose

The Dhanurasana pose reminds us to have balance in life just like the bow. Too much tension in the string of the bow and it might snap or too little and the bow cannot be used. The name Dhanurasana is derived from the Sanskrit words Dhanu meaning bow and asana meaning posture. It, therefore,...
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Bhujangasana - Cobra Pose

Bhujangasana is back bending asana that is practiced as part of the hatha yoga. The name Bhujangasana is derived from the Sanskrit words Bhujanga meaning snake or cobra, and asana meaning posture. It, therefore, translates to the cobra pose. It is performed as a cycle of asanas in the Surya...
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